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Undergraduate | MUR-HIS102 | 2024

The Rise and Fall of the West

Explore major moments of colonial rebellion. You’ll focus on the reach of Great Britain, Spain and the United States—and the local people’s reaction spanning upheavals to guerrilla warfare. Delve into significant historical turns in imperialism.

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Study method
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Start dates
29 July 2024
Entry requirements
No ATAR needed,
No prior study
13 weeks

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The Rise and Fall of the West

About this subject

  • On successful completion of the subject you should be able to:

    1. Demonstrate an understanding of key ideologies, themes, cultures and experiences of imperialism and post-imperialism in the modern world and their enduring importance.
    2. Identify, interpret and use appropriate primary and secondary sources in the completion of a research project.
    3. Critically analyse historical evidence and scholarship, demonstrating an awareness of different conceptual approaches and how interpretations of the past might differ.
    4. Demonstrate articulate communication skills by constructing evidence-based arguments in an audio, digital, oral and/or written form.

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0.125 EFTSL

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